Carolina First Look

Carolina First Look is an opportunity for medical students who are preparing for the residency application process to visit the UNC School of Medicine & Health Care System to learn more about available specialty medical programs for residents.


The Carolina First Look is August 28 - 29, 2015 (Friday Evening & Saturday)


Registration for the Carolina First Look is free. Please click here to register for the 2015 Carolina First Look go to this link:

Deadline to register for the 2015 Carolina First Look is Friday, July 31, 2015.


Allopathic and osteopathic medical students in their second year and above are invited to attend this event.


Hotel: We have reserved a block of rooms at the Aloft Chapel Hill ( It is a 5 minute drive from the hotel to the UNC Health Sciences Campus.

The rooms reserved have been discounted to $109.00 per night (rates are available until Tuesday, July 28).

Aloft Chapel Hill reservations may be made by clicking on the link given below.

Start date: 8/28/15

End date: 8/29/15

Last day to book: 7/28/15


Friday Evening, August 28th
4 - 6pm | UNC Hospitals Tour, NC Cancer Hospital
6:30pm | Welcome Reception
GME Sponsored Social Events with Residents (Downtown Chapel Hill)


Saturday Morning, August 29th
7:45am | Registration and Breakfast
8:15am | Opening Remarks
8:45am | Resident Panel Discussion
10:15am | Global Health Opportunities
10:30am | Program Directors Panel Discussion


Saturday Afternoon, August 29th
11:45am | Affinity Table Luncheon with Faculty Leaders
12:45pm | Keynote Speaker
1:30pm | Clinical/Robotics Demonstrations and Simulations
3:00pm | Recognition and Closing Remarks



For more information, contact Hugh Smith ( or Rachel Quinto (



2014 Carolina First Look: The inaugural Carolina First Look program occurred on August 22 - 23, 2014 on the campus of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Health Care System. Many thanks to our UNC faculty, residents, and staff as well as the participants for making this a successful event.